View the cover art for some of Foster's most well known songs.
Beautiful Dreamer cover.
Hard Times Come Again No More cover.
Lou'siana Belle cover.
Old Folks at Home (Swanee River) cover.
That's What's the Matter cover.
The Wife cover.
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair cover.
Find out more about Edward P. Christy, Daniel Decatur Emmett, Jenny Lind and Thomas Moore.
When young William Foster arrived in Pittsburgh in the year 1796, the town of 1,300 had already begun its transformation from untamed wilderness to industrial powerhouse.
African American music in Stephen Foster's time, Uncle Tom's Cabin takes the nation by storm, Stephen Foster backs Pennsylvania Democrat James Buchanan and the Yale Glee Club nixes Foster.